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  • ​​​​​KMZW Isolation parodies key features of the Grand Theft Auto, Metal Gear Solid and Like a Dragon series
  • They take to the streets of Shibuya to role play scenes from these iconic video games
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  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the programme would be run with the help of mainland medical experts and private laboratories
  • She also promised testing staff and labs would not know the identities of those tested to ensure privacy
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  • About a third of the city's primary schools were unable to hold assessments in June due to the Covid-19 outbreak
  • Principals have urged the Education Bureau to cancel the first of three tests for schools that were unable to carry them out
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  • Not sure how to say espresso? What's the difference between desert and dessert? 
  • Get it right the first time with our handy list of really difficult to pronounce words
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  • ‘You like putting on [lipstick]? You like stealing?’ the girl is asked before being slapped in the face by classmates
  • Man Kiu College in North Point confirmed the incident involved its students and said parents and police were consulted in handling the situation
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  • The short-form video app is a direct competitor to the beloved social media platform owned by ByteDance
  • Whether Reels can attract influencers like Charli D’Amelio and Zach King remains to be seen
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  • On August 6, 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city, followed by another on Nagasaki on August 9
  • The attacks led to Japan’s surrender, bringing about the end of World War 2
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  • A total of 15 cases were linked to local markets in Hung Hom and To Kwa Wan
  • We speak to health experts about the likely causes of the cases and whether it’s safe to eat seafood
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  • The pro-democracy activist pleaded guilty last month to incitement and taking part in an unauthorised assembly outside police headquarters on June 21, 2019
  • Fellow opposition activists Joshua Wong and Ivan Lam were also charged over the incident and pleaded not guilty
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  • Author Jason Ng and student Tiffany Yu talk discrimination, self-love, and the importance of finding your tribe
  • They also discuss hate crimes, law, and how technology has empowered them to be true to themselves
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  • The title track ‘Forbidden Lovers’ on his newest release is dedicated to lovers separated by physical boundaries, norms and laws
  • The DJ boasts half a million monthly listeners on Spotify and is signed to Diplo’s label
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  • Astronomers suggest heading somewhere with less light pollution and skipping the telescope to stargaze
  • It should be possible to watch the spectacle from August 12-13, and you will even be able to spot planets like Mars and Venus
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  • With continuing social distancing due to Covid-19, celebrate that sourdough you’ve been making
  • We’ve found some awesome designs, from Instagram’s favourite katsu to the PBJ, and facemasks that will make passers-by jealous
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  • Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung said students in their first and final years of school could have priority in returning to campus
  • Health experts say a single coronavirus test isn't helpful, as students could still get infected later
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